Forests Ontario: 50 Million Tree Program
SNC partners with Forests Ontario to provide seedlings, planting, and site preparation / tending for a cost of $ 0.20 per tree for coniferous seedlings and $ 0.50 per tree for deciduous seedlings.
To qualify, landowners must:
- Have an open, productive planting area of at least 0.4 ha (one acre) in size;
- Order a minimum of 500 trees; and
- Sign a 15-year management agreement to protect the trees.
The program includes:
- Block planting, riparian planting, windrows, and / or forest restoration;
- A site visit by SNC staff which includes a customized tree planting plan that suits your needs;
- On-site technical advice from qualified forestry staff (bilingual technicians available;
- Ordering, handling and planting of trees;
- Survival assessments; and
- Site preparation.
If you don't meet the above criteria and are looking to plant additional trees as windbreaks along fields or along watercourses and drains you may be eligible for additional funding from SNC - please contact our office.
SNC is currently taking orders for the 2020 tree planting season.
Green Acres - Ottawa's Rural Reforestation Program
Green Acres Provides incentive grants for over-the-counter orders of 500 or more seedlings in the amount of $ 0.20 per seedling. Through the Full-Service Program which requires 1,000 trees or more, the program will cover 50% of the total cost of the project in year 1 and will provide 75% of the future tending costs until year 5.
Learn more about the Green Acres program here .
Additional funding available for watercourses, through the Ottawa Rural Clean Grants Program .
Over the Counter Tree Planting Program
If you are not eligible for the above programs, SNC also provides over the counter tree sales.
- Minimum order 100 seedlings;
- Trees must be ordered in multiples of 50;
- Landowners are responsible for picking up their trees and planting them;
- No management agreement, no survival guarantees;
- Orders being accepted until February 1st for spring 2020;
- A subsidy of $ 0.25 per seedling is available for spring 2020, sponsored by Forests Ontario.
We are currently taking orders for spring 2020, order your trees today!
Contact Cheyene Brunet for more information.